Friday, October 13, 2017

Halloween Favorites

Halloween Favorites 

Pumpkin Eye By Denise Fleming

Pete the Cat Five Little Pumpkins By James Dean
Trick or Pete By James Dean
Halloween Night By Elizabeth Hatch
Pumpkin Day By Candice Ransom
It’s Halloween Night By Jennifer O’Connell
Halloween Hustle By Charlotte Gunnufson 
Click, Clack, Boo A Tricky Treat By Doreen Cronin 
Pumpkin Trouble By Jan Thomas
Mouse's First Halloween By Lauren Thompson
Ghosts in the House By Kozuno Kohara
 Sheep trick or Treat By Nancy E. Shaw

10 trick-or -treaters by Janet Schulman 
Little Blue Truck's Halloween By Alice Schertle 
Itsy Bitsy Pumpkin By Sonali Fry
Alpha Oops:H is for Halloween By Alethea Kontis 
Clifford's Halloween By Norman Bridwell

“Pumpkin, Pumpkin” Rhyme - Credit Storytime Katie
Pumpkin, pumpkin, big and round, (Make big circle with hands)
Sitting on the cold, hard ground. (Touch the ground)
Soon I’ll pick you off the vine, (Pretend to pick a pumpkin)
Give you a name, and make you mine (Hug pumpkin tightly)
Carve a face for all to see, (Point to face)
Add a candle for Halloween glee! (Clap your hands)

Pumpkin Excerises Printable

Halloween Yoga Poses for Little Ones

Halloween Game Ideas Link

Halloween Sensory Bin

Halloween Dot Marker Printables (you can use finger to paint, markers, pom poms to glue on or even dot stickers) 

Pumpkin Salt Painting 

Shape Pumpkin Crafts 

Halloween Blob Paintings

Shadow Garland Book idea for Click, Clack, Boo 

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Monsters Theme

Monsters Theme

READ: Books

Even Monster Need Haircuts By Matthew McElligott
Where the Wild Things Are By Maurice
Go Away, Big Green Monster By Ed Emberely
The Monster at the End of This Book By Jon Stone
If Your a Monster and You Know It By Ed Emberely
Love Monster By Rachel Bright
Monster Party By Annie Bach

Leonardo the Terrible Monster By Mo Willems
The Monster Who Loved Books By Keith Faulkner
Creepy Monsters, Sleepy Monsters By Jane Yolen
My Teacher is a Monster By Peter Brown 
Monsters Love Underpants By Claire Freedman
Monster Hug By David Ezra Stein 
Go To Bed Monster! By Natasha Wing
Monster Mash by David Catrow


“Monsters Galore”
Monsters galore, can you roar? (Roar.)
Monsters galore, can you soar? (Flying motions.)
Monsters galore, please shut the door. (Clap.)
Monsters galore, fall on the floor! (Sit/fall down.)

Credit: SurLaLune Storytime/ Storytime Katie

Action Rhyme: “Monster Stomp”
If you want to be a monster, now’s your chance.
‘Cause everybody’s doing the monster dance.
You just stamp your feet, wave your arms around. (Stomp, wave arms.)
Stretch ‘em up, stretch ‘em up, (Stretch up arms.)
Then put them on the ground. (Put hands on the floor.)
‘Cause you’re doing the monster stomp. (Stomp feet.)
That’s right! You’re doing the monster stomp. (Stomp feet.)

Credit: SurLaLune Storytime/ storrytime Katie
“Ten Little Monsters” (Tune: “Ten Little Indians”)

One little, two little, three little monsters
Four little, five little, six little monsters
Seven little, eight little, nine little monsters
Ten monsters roaring at me!
Credit: SurLaLune Storytime/ Storytime Katie
Song: “Monster Pokey”
You put your claws in, you take your claws out
You put your claws in, and you shake them all about
You do the wild rumpus and you turn yourself about
That’s what it’s all about
(horns, tail, big feet, and hairy self)

Perry Public Library/ storytime Katie
 Action Rhyme: “Monster, Monster”
Monster, monster, turn around
Monster, monster, touch the ground
Monster, monster, reach up high
Monster, monster, touch the sky
Monster, monster, find your nose
Monster, monster, find your toes
Monster, monster, find your knees
Monster, monster, sit down please
Credit: Storytime Katie

 Dancing with colored scarves to Monster Mash Song or Purple People Eaters song


Little Monster Songs Set of 3 with Printable Monsters 

 Paper Plate Max craft Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are Shape Craft
Monster Mask Template

Where the Wild Things Are Counting Game

Paper Cone Monsters

Create a Monster

Blow Painting Monsters

Monster bookmarks printable coloring

Build a monster Printables

Go away Big Green Monster book Sequencing Cards Printable

Popsicle Stick Monsters

Make a Monster Face Printables  

Monster Playdough Mats Printable  

Googley Eye Sensory Bag 

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Humorous Books: Bruce the Bear Series and more! Preschool-3rd

Humorous Books: 
Bruce the Bear Series 
and more!

Everyone needs a little humor or a good laugh in their life! Well these books are sure to bring on the laughs!

Mother Bruce By Ryan T. Higgins (pre-1st)
Bruce's Big Move By Ryan T. Higgins(pre-1st)
Hotel Bruce By Ryan T. Higgins(pre-1st)
Be Quiet (does not include Bruce) By Ryan T. Higgins(pre-1st)
Moo Moo in a Tutu By Tim Miller (pre-3rd)
My Teacher is a Monster By Peter Brown(pre-3rd)
Kid Amazing vs.The Blob By Josh Schneider (pre-3rd)
Seven Rules You Absolutely Must Not Break If You Want To Survive The Caffeteria By John Grandits (grade1-4)
The Case of the Stinky Stench (Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast Bk#2 By Josh Funk(K-3)
Creepy Pair of Underwear By Aaron Reynolds (Pre-3)


Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Costumes, Dress Up, Getting Dressed Books

Costumes, Dress Up, 
Getting Dressed Books

Dora's Costume Party By Christine Ricci
Curious George Goes to a Costume Party By H.A. Rey
The Costume Party By Victoria Chess
Too Purpley By Jean Reidy
Froggy Gets Dressed By Johnathan London
Jesse Bear, What will you wear? By Nancy White Carlstrom

Ella Sarah Gets Dressed By Margaret Chodos-Irvine
All sorts of clothes by Hannah Reidy
Maggie and Michael Get Dressed By Denise Fleming
A Pocket for Corduroy By Don Freeman
Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed By Mo Willems
Pete the Cat I Love My White Shoes By James Dean
Emperor's New Clothes By Parragon Books

Mary Wore Her Red Dress By Merle Peek
A Pattern For Pepper By Julie Kraulis
Ladybug Girl Dresses Up! By Jacky Davis & David Soman
Max's New Suit By Rosemary Wells 
Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do By Kathyn Heling
Hats off to you! By Karen Beaumont

Shoe La La La! By Karen Beaumont
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat By Simms Taback

Princess Bess Gets Dressed By Margery Cuyler 
How to Dress a Dragon By Thelma Godin
Pete  the Cat and His 4 Groovy Buttons By James Dean
Dressed in the Morning added 1-04-01 Original Author Unknown Credit : Preschool Education
Sung to: "This is the way"
This is the way we get dressed in the morning, dressed in the morning, dressed
in the morning
This is the way we dressed in the morning, so early in the morning!
This is the way we put on our shirt, put on our shirt, put on our shirt
This is the way we put on our shirt, so early in the morning!
(Act out each movement.....continue adding items of clothing depending on the
weather or season you want to discuss.  (Socks, shoes, snow pants, boots, raincoat, etc.)

 Paper Doll dress up Fall Link

Paper Doll Dress Up Link winter

Getting Dressed for the Seasons Printable Worksheets

Halloween Printable Masks- sugar skull, jack o lantern, frankenstein, halloween cat

 Dramatic Play A-Z Pretend Play & Dress Up